Headingley Community Foundation Inc.

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Headingley Community Foundation Inc.

5353 Portage Avenue
Headingley, MB R4H 1J9

Registered Charitable Number: 80489 1968 RR0001
Manitoba Region: North Central


Realizing community dreams through philanthropy.


To connect a caring community with causes that matter by promoting philanthropy, creating partnerships and by supporting diverse charitable organizations.


Founded in 2015 by like minded Headingley residents and business owners, the Headingley Community Foundation is all about “giving for good”.


  • Georgia Taillieu – Board Chair
  • Jill Ruth – Vice Chair
  • Paul Franzmann – Treasurer
  • Janine Girard – Secretary
  • John Davidson
  • Kai Lee
  • Kelly Moon
  • Jim Robson
  • Steve Sykes
  • Tom Roche

Foundation Funds

Undesignated Fund – General All donations to this fund earn interest for the betterment of Headingley.
Headingley Library Fund All donations to this fund earn interest for the Headingley Library.
Wilfred Taillieu Memorial Fund All donations to this fund earn interest for the Undesignated Fund – General.
Charleswood Kinsmen Club Fund All donations to this fund earn interest for Ronald McDonald House Charities MB.
Lorne Christianson Memorial Fund Undesignated Fund – General until such time as there is a Headingley Personal Care Home
Headingley Chamber of Commerce All donations to this fund earn interest for their Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship Fund
Affiliate Fund
Phoenix Recreation Association Fund All donations to this fund earn interest for the PRA Scholarship Fund.
Headingley Senior Services Fund All donations to this fund earn interest to support senior services in the community of Headingley.
215 Moccasins Fund All donations to this fund earn interest to support the preservation, rejuvenation and understanding of Indigenous culture, language, and history.

Recent Grants

HCF Grants Awarded as of October 25, 2023

Undesignated Funds awarded through successful annual Grant Application Process    
Bright Beginnings Educare Purchase iPads for use by staff and children $4,000
Headingley Grand Trail Association Partial fund of Shade Structure $8,000
Headingley Municipal Library Purchase new books for seniors, children and to refresh spaces $5,338
McDonald Headingley Recreation District Purchase tandem bicycle(s) for local community use $2,000
Designated Funds no grant application process required    
215 Moccasins Fund Designated Fund Earnings $187
Charleswood Kinsmen Club Fund Ronald McDonald House Designated Fund $5,797
Headingley Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund Designated scholarship fund earnings $419
Headingley Municipal Library Fund Designated Fund earnings $778
Headingley Seniors Services Fund Designated Fund earnings $585
Phoenix Recreation Association Fund Scholarship Fund earnings $789

2023 Grants total: $27,706

2022 Grants total: $23,225
2021 Grants total: $20,312
2020 Grants total: $16,904
2019 Grants total: $14,647
2018 Grants total: $5,860
2017 Grants total: $4,609
2016 Grants total: $2,067
Total HCF Grants awarded to date = $115,517

**Does not include $70,000 in funds awarded through the Emergency Community Support Fund, $27,798 through the Community Services Recovery Fund or $10,000 through the Canada 150 Grant.  These funds benefited Headingley nonprofits in our community through our cooperation with The Winnipeg Foundation, Endow Manitoba, the Community Foundations of Canada, and the Government of Canada.  It also does not include “top ups” that organizations occasionally add to their scholarships.